State preps for visit by 15th Finance Commission

Gangtok, 08 Oct (IPR): Principal Secretary, Finance Revenue and Expenditure Department, VB Pathak, chaired a co-ordination meeting for the upcoming visit of the 15th Finance Commission to the State.

The meeting was attended by HODs and representatives of the departments concerned with the visit.

Mr Pathak took stock of the responsibilities assigned to the departments in preparation for the visit and also issued directives to ensure that the visit of the Finance Commission was a fruitful one for Sikkim. Directions were also issued for upcoming co-ordination meetings wherein presentations and compliance reports of the participating departments would be submitted.

The 15th Finance Commission will be in Sikkim on an official state visit from 03 to 06 November and will be holding press conferences with the state officials , representatives of the concerned departments and also hold interactive meetings with members of the Urban and Rural Local bodies.